Journey of Lent - Temptations of the Fast
- Journey of Lent - Temptations of the Fast
This week, Fr John Brian directs our attention to being spiritually ready for the Lenten fast. This sermon refers to Cana Sunday and the Service of Reconciliation and Forgiveness appointed for the beginning of the Lenten Fast. The Lenten Journey is a journey to the cross, but at this time it appears small and precious like the small gold crosses worn around the necks of the faithful.
This sermon lesson uses the readings and services appointed from the
Malankara Syrian lectionary and was given on Sunday, March 6, 2011 by Fr. John Brian Paprock at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Mission
Chapel, Madison, Wisconsin.
"We have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us." 2 Corinthians 4:7.
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On Living and Dying
Inspired by the appointed readings and the Sunday of the Departed, Fr John Brian reflects about living and dying, using some of his experience as a hospital chaplain. He talks about how this relates to the coming fast. This sermon lesson uses the readings and services appointed from the Malankara Syrian lectionary and was given on Sunday, February 27, 2011 - Listen on-line here:
Importance of Servant Clergy
Ready for the Time of New Life
Presenting Inner Light to the World
How to Know the Next Holy One
What Must I Do?
A Question About Confession
An Assurance of God's Love
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